fiction, Writing

Flash Fiction: Then She was Gone

She told me she loved me before she left, just like she did every other morning. I felt a familiar smile tug at the corners of my lips as I told her I loved her to from where I stood in the kitchen. The coffee was still hot and I wanted to grab a cup… Continue reading Flash Fiction: Then She was Gone

Blog, short story, Writing

“The Woman in the Red Dress” – Short Story

The Woman in the Red Dress Six months had passed since ex-cop John Michaels had been forced to retire early from the Memphis Police Department—but the wound was still fresh. It was a Friday night at Blake’s Bar and Grill, a popular restaurant in the heart of the city, and just down the street from… Continue reading “The Woman in the Red Dress” – Short Story

poem, poetry

Dear Love – A Poem

Dear Love, A young boy, I was watching love on a silver screen dreaming one day I'd grow up You and I would meet While puddles formed on the concrete we'd connect beneath a streetlight But the thought was too much for me so I left that night Spanning from lonely broken streets to monster-filled… Continue reading Dear Love – A Poem

Blogging, poem, poems, poetry

Poem: Wishlist

I wish that I was larger than life A heavenly Hell The ocean and sky combined I wish that I could be the hand you hold when you shiver in the cold When you're lost and alone How I wish I could truly be free A wave in the sea A breeze through the trees… Continue reading Poem: Wishlist

Blogging, Life

Not Meant to Love

I fucking suck with relationships. Since I moved out at 18, my dream has always been to get to a point where I can comfortably live close to my family--my "home"--again. Almost seven years later, and that dream of mine has finally come true. But now that I'm here, I just want to go somewhere… Continue reading Not Meant to Love

Blogging, poem

Poem: Without You, I’m Colorblind

  If I'm like Moonlight looking down on my world of green then you can be The Sun My dim silver haze could never amount to your shine To your bright and sunny rays If there's a purpose to my night could it be to balance our your light? Like two sides of one heart… Continue reading Poem: Without You, I’m Colorblind

poem, poetry

Red was the Night #Poetry

She cut me cut me like diamonds She strung me strung me through a gold chain And around her neck she wore me night and day All night and day Night to day My heart shattered and sent thunder through the night Every tear that I cried rained into the sky Every drop of my… Continue reading Red was the Night #Poetry

Blog, Life

Word of the Week Wednesday: Wabi-Sabi

The Art of Imperfection  The word for this week is... Wabi-Sabi (n.) Japanese: At its heart, wabi-sabi is a way of viewing the world which encourages the acceptance of finding beauty in imperfections and making the most out of life. Wabi-sabi is "a way of life that appreciates and accepts complexity while at the same… Continue reading Word of the Week Wednesday: Wabi-Sabi

poem, poetry

Poem: Murder Me

Murder Me Murder me Murder me dead so I may finally know what it's like to live "Live life for the moment, because everything else is uncertain." -Louis Tomlinson Swallow my voice Eat it whole so that I can't make noise or speak with a soul Maybe then I'll know the definition of alone of… Continue reading Poem: Murder Me